‘I see the Yemi Alade brand topping UK and US charts performing at arenas’ – Yemi Alade
Yemi Alade is no doubt one of the most prominent singers in Nigeria at the moment. One of those that can be said to have been around for a while, she bid farewell to obscurity upon releasing the hit single, ‘Johnny’ in 2014.
Her career has since soared and nowadays, with several nominations and awards under her belt, she is headlining within and beyond Nigeria.
In this exclusive interview, the MAMA award winner speaks to NET on her rising career, life and more…
Yemi Alade thanks fans after receiving the award for ‘ Best Female Act’ at the 2015 MAMA.
How do you feel winning the Best Female Act award at such a big stage as the MAMA awards?
Ahhh wow! (One second please) okay…how do I feel? I get reminded every day, that I am this; I am that now (laughs). I am very thankful because I feel like the effort of my team has been rewarded to an extent, it really does feel good, I won’t deny that, and I really appreciate the organisers, the station and everything that they’ve done.
With the calibre of acts you contested with, did you really fancy your chances?
Sincerely, my fingers were crossed, my toes were crossed, my hands were crossed, and when I was going to South Africa from Nigeria, I was really going to just attend, I didn’t have very high hopes. In fact, I went there to perform and not thinking about bringing back the trophy, that was the mind-set.
You have lost several awards in the past, how did you feel with several nominations but no award?
Ehmm, yes for quite a number of almost 2 years now, I have lost a few awards, even though I was nominated. The …Read More
Source:: The NET